For services to television and theatre 

2014 New Zealand Film Awards
Best Television Award: Consent - The Louise Nicholas Story

2014 SWANZ Scriptwriter Awards (NZ Writers Guild)
Best Television One-Off Drama: for Consent - The Louise Nicholas Story
Nominated for Television Drama Episode: for Nothing Trivial, season three, episode two
Nominated for Television Comedy Episode: for Agent Anna, series two, episode 10
Nominated for the same award (with Natalie Medlock): for Agent Anna, series two, episode seven

2012 Macquarie Private Wealth New Zealand Arts Awards
Arts Foundation Laureate Award

2012 New Zealand Television Awards
Best Director - Drama/Comedy: for Bliss
Nominated for Best One-Off Drama: Bliss

2009 Qantas Film and Television Awards (New Zealand)
Nominated for Best Script - Drama/Comedy Programme: for Piece of My Heart
Nominated for Best Director - Drama/Comedy Programme: for Piece of My Heart
Nominated for Best Drama Programme: Piece of My Heart

2007 Air New Zealand Screen Awards
Nominated for Best Script - Short Film: for The Garden of Love

2007 Qantas Television Awards
Nominated for Best Script - Non-Factual: for Rude Awakenings, episode 10

2006 Air New Zealand Screen Awards
Best Television Script - Single Episode of a Drama Series or Serial: for Interrogation, 'Girl in Woods (Non Speaking)' episode

2002 TV Guide New Zealand Television Awards
Nominated for Best Director - Documentary: for Virginity

1998 TV Guide Television Awards
Best Drama Programme: Home Movie

1998 Algarve International Film Festival (Portugal)
Nominated for Best Film: Song of the Siren

1997 Bilbao International Festival of Documentary & Short Films (Spain)
Golden Mikeldi for Best Fictional Short: Song of the Siren

1996 TV Guide Television Awards
Best Drama Programme: Overnight

1988 Listener New Zealand Film and Television Awards
Nominated for Best Drama Writer: for The Marching Girls, episodes two, three and six
Nominated for Best Drama Series: The Marching Girls